The Justice Department accused the bank of discrimination by refusing to underwrite mortgages in predominately Black and Latino communities.
"We see a really clear association between how these maps were drawn in the '30s and the air pollution disparities today," says an author of a study on the effects of the discriminatory policy.
Since the 1960s, Atlanta has added an additional 22 days of the year where the temperature reached as high as 90 degrees. Two researchers from Spelman College are leading a citywide study into which Atlanta neighborhoods get the hottest, which stay cooler and who lives where.
A Macon nonprofit focused on downtown revitalization is creating a multi-million dollar, low interest loan fund to help Black-owned businesses get off the ground.
Researchers analyzed the lingering harms of of decades-old racist lending policies known as redlining. Their project lets you explore the current impacts on maps of 142 cities.
The Fair Housing Act is 50 years old this year. Former President Lyndon Johnson implemented this landmark piece of civil rights legislation days after...
Racial disparities in home lending, a practice sometimes called redlining, is alive and well in the United States. That's the big picture takeaway from...